Is homegrown wind power right for you?

Ewing, Rex
January 2008
Countryside & Small Stock Journal;Jan/Feb2008, Vol. 92 Issue 1, p67
The article offers suggestions when trying to install a wind turbine. Installing a wind turbine will depend on an individual's personal disposition toward the technology as it will on the other limiting factors that need to be considered. An average annual wind speed of 10 miles per hour or better is needed for a wind turbine. Wind turbines cannot be disconnected from a load without facing the possibility of damage from spinning at dangerously high rotations per minute.


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